Mobile

Switching from Mac to PC: Choosing a laptop – PCWorld

Monday, March 13, 2017

I’m committed to switching from a Mac to a PC, and the next step is to start shopping. When you haven’t used anything but Macs for close to two decades, the sheer quantity and variety of Windows choices poses a challenge. So, while I researched which new Windows laptop would be a good fit for me, I spent some time experimenting with the first Windows computer I could get my…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

A Brazilian postal service has just become a mobile phone carrier – Business Insider

Monday, March 13, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Correios, a Brazilian postal service, launched its own mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service, according to ZDNet. MVNOs buy up bandwidth from established carriers and sell it under their own brand. For example, in the US, Cricket is an MVNO that uses Sprint’s wireless network, branded under…

When cell phone disaster strikes, you have some options – PCWorld

Monday, March 13, 2017

One of the most common and saddest inquiries we get at Answer Line is how to retrieve photos and videos from a phone that’s been stolen, or that’s been dropped in water and no longer works. You may be able to save the phone or its data if you try these steps.  In case of a dead phone, you can most likely get the data back using a recovery service—at…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

Four Key Things to Know About Digital Video Now – eMarketer

Monday, March 13, 2017

Every quarter, eMarketer publishes an update on the emerging trends and data in the digital video ecosystem. Here are four key takeaways. 1. Digital Video Continues to Outperform Display Ad Category US digital video ad spending is expected to grow 12% in 2017 and 9% in 2018, according to a study from J.P. Morgan. Video is the only subcategory of display ad spending that is growing, as rich media,…

Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY – Economic Times

Monday, March 13, 2017

MUMBAI: Digital mediums are likely to surpass traditional ones by 2021-22, when smart phone and broadband penetration increases in the country, according toEY India. “When does digital overtake physical? When smartphone penetration becomes 50 per cent of the population, which in our case will happen in 2019-2020. Second factor is when broadband is equal to one-third of the smartphone penetration, which in our case will happen only by 2021-22, according…

The bank with a bar: Inside Scotiabank’s downtown Toronto ‘digital factory’ – Digiday

Monday, March 13, 2017

A bowling alley, a ping pong table and a speakeasy aren’t often the first things that come to mind when thinking about working at a bank. Gray, glum, segmented cubicles, maybe. This is an industry known for its risk aversion and bureaucracy, after all. But increasingly, banks from Capital One Labs to BNP Paribas’ Innovation Zone are organizing themselves around digital hubs. Among them is Scotiabank, Canada’s third-largest bank. It has opened…

Internet access advocates say AT&T is guilty of ‘digital redlining’ in some Cleveland neighborhoods – newsnet5.com

Monday, March 13, 2017

CLEVELAND – Two organizations that advocate for equal access to the Internet say that AT&T is “redlining” in Cleveland. They say the telecommunications giant is depriving low-income neighborhoods of fiber-enhanced broadband. The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) points to data that suggests AT&T has “systematically discriminated against lower-income neighborhoods in its deployment of home internet and video technologies over the past decade.”  Together with Connect Your Community (CYC), the NDIA conducted a mapping analysis…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Monday, March 13, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

Motorists busted using mobile phones face huge fines and could be forced to install technology to stop them texting … – Daily Mail

Monday, March 13, 2017

Drivers caught using mobile phones could soon face much harsher penalties Nationwide crackdown comes in response to a sharp increase in the road toll Government considering ‘technology-based solutions’ to stop drivers texting National road toll rose seven per cent during the 12 months ending January 2017  By Max Margan For Daily Mail Australia Published: 19:19 EDT, 12 March 2017 | Updated: 19:20 EDT, 12 March 2017 e-mail 7 View comments…

Sony’s touchscreen projector technology feels like the future of interactivity – The Verge

Sunday, March 12, 2017

This year at SXSW, Sony opened up what it calls the “Wow Factory” in a converted warehouse on Trinity Street in Austin, where members of its Future Lab program have set up some of the coolest and weirdest hardware concepts out there. The Future Lab program is a research and development initiative that urges Sony employees to think more about human interaction and creativity, and not just bigger screens and…

7 Tips for Getting the Best Laptop Tech Support – Laptop Mag

Sunday, March 12, 2017

You’re having a problem with your laptop, and you’re about to contact the manufacturer for tech support. My prediction: pain! For our annual Tech Support Showdown, Laptop Mag tests the online and phone help at all of the major computer manufacturers. Though some companies provide much better customer service than others, getting a correct answer in a timely manner is never guaranteed. In our experience, dealing with…

Immerse Your Attendees with Intuitive Touchscreen Technology – TSNN Trade Show News (blog)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

TSNN is proud to present valuable data to the industry, which is based on in-depth information provided by show organizers about their events. TSNN ranks the top 250 U.S. shows and top 50 Canadian shows, as well as has the largest database of events worldwide, with more than 22,000.  

AirBar adds a few more touchscreen tricks to the MacBook Air – Engadget

Sunday, March 12, 2017

You can now pinch to zoom on the MacBook Air screen to zoom in and out — the Maps app provides a particularly good demo of this feature. You can also place two fingers on the screen to rotate things (again something that works well in maps). Another much-needed addition is the ability to flick your finger up and down the screen to scroll in websites and documents. Before, running…

Second man charged in armed robbery at Wind Gap cell phone store – Allentown Morning Call

Sunday, March 12, 2017

A second man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a cellphone store last month in Wind Gap. Vaughn Darrius Felix, 26, of Easton was charged in the Feb. 9 robbery of the Verizon Wireless Store at 1001 S. Broadway, Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Patricia Mulqueen said Saturday. Felix is charged with robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, possession of a weapon and theft. He was sent to…

Stolen Cell Phone Leads to Meth Arrest – MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

UNION PARISH – A West Monroe man has been arrested by Union Parish Sheriff’s deputies accused of stealing a personal cell phone from a Point community convenience store. The victim told deputies that he left his Apple iPhone 6s cell phone unattended briefly when the two men came in and left. Camera footage allowed him to give a description of the pair’s gold-colored Chevrolet pickup. He also was able to…

Here’s the best way to clean your computer or laptop without damaging it – Business Insider

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cleaning expert and author of “Clean My Space” Melissa Maker breaks down how to clean your computer or laptop without damaging it. Following is a transcript of the video. Melissa Maker: Here’s how to clean your computer. You want to get a can of compressed air and some electronics cleaner. You can make it up if you don’t have any. It’s just equal parts water and rubbing alcohol. Then get yourself…